The weather was a bit tricky last Saturday (to say the least) but that didn’t stop vendors and customers at GrowRVA South of the James Farmers Market. The location was changed and the setup was different; total dedication is displayed when you have an outside market available all year. Thankful for the vendors wanting to provide for the customers … Continue reading Gratitude – One Word With Big Meaning
This Saturday at the South of the James Market, you’ll find an amazing selection of fresh and local fare that’s perfect for your holiday feast. To get an idea of the variety, scroll down to see the food vendors we are expecting this Saturday. And of course, SOJ offers a fabulous group of artisans bringing you … Continue reading Let SOJ add local to your table this Thanksgiving
Next Friday, October 17th, bring your friends, family and a picnic blanket to Our Lady of Lourdes on Woodman Road for their big Food Truck Festival! Come hungry because we have 12 food trucks and carts planning to be there. You’ll also be able to get a little shopping in as well. We’ll have local artisans and farmers … Continue reading Food Truck Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes
It’s RVA First Fridays tomorrow night… Downtown Richmond’s long-standing monthly art walk happening on the First Friday of every month. Galleries, shops, restaurants, non-profits, and more open their doors in celebration of art and community. With Richmond 2015’s Collegiate Road Nationals event taking place this weekend, there are going to be street closures. However, most streets should … Continue reading RVA First Fridays tomorrow night!
One of our favorite local activities almost snuck up on us – The Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k is this weekend! Walk-up Registration will be taking place today and Friday (4/11 and 4/12) at the Arthur Ashe Center. Check out the official website for the exact schedule and location, and come hungry. There will be some … Continue reading Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10k Saturday
Virginia’s Executive Mansion Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 8:30 PM Richmond, VA REGISTER to Attend this Free Event Join Virginia’s Executive Mansion for the party of the year – its 200th birthday celebration! Family friendly and free to the public, this festive occasion will include live music, delicious birthday cake, games, a moon … Continue reading Virginia’s Executive Mansion’s 200th Birthday Party
Based on the success of our most recent workshops for small business owners, Karen Atkinson of GrowRVA, Barb Upchurch of Blueberry Marketing, and Stephanie Ganz of Pizza Tonight are excited to offer a brand new workshop, Secrets of Successful Food Entrepreneurs, this upcoming Monday, 2/25 at Ellwood Thompson’s. The workshop runs from 6-8 and is … Continue reading Secrets of Successful Food Entrepreneurs
The sights, smells and flavors of food truck courts first captured local foodies’ imaginations last summer. Though those locations may be temporary, a coalition of area food truck and food cart entrepreneurs are seeking a new measure of permanence that also aims to give back to young, as-yet-untapped entrepreneurial talents among Richmond’s youth. Transcending rivalries … Continue reading Richmond Street Foodies Find Strength in Numbers, Cook Up Mentoring Program for Youth
It’s just about time to make those New Year’s resolutions! Have you thought of yours already? I love coming up with a list each year on New Year’s Day while I’m eating my black eyed peas and collard greens. Even if some goals are abandoned by February, there are always one or two things that … Continue reading Grow your business with GrowRVA!
The GrowRVA Food Truck Court, fresh from its amazing inaugural summer at the Virginia Historical Society, is getting ready to rumble again — this time to a parking lot or event near you. Packing up for the big move with amazing meals from the area’s best food carts and food trucks, the GrowRVA Food Truck … Continue reading GrowRVA Food Truck Court Rolling to New Locations